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With flashy foliage, you’d think the pink streaks on the pinstripe plant were painted on. From the 'prayer-plant' family (Marantaceae), these exotic plants are stimulated by light change. So visually, you'll notice the leaves opening and closing or rising and falling day and night.
Size: 6" (pot diameter)
Scientific Name: Calathea ornata
Common Name: Pinstripe plant, Calathea pinstripe, zebra plant, peacock plant, cathedral plant
Appearance: Oval leaves with distinct patterns— dark green, glossy, with light pink lines. Violet undersides.
Origin: South America
Enjoys: Humidity, a well-lit spot with filtered light (avoid direct and mid-day sunlight)
Care: Keep soil slightly moist but not saturated. Calatheas are not drought-tolerant, so try not to let it dry out completely between waterings. Fertilize about once a month during growing season (spring and summer). Keep away from drafty, cool areas.
Soil: Well draining potting mix. Preferable peaty, organic-rich, and moist.
Temp: No lower than 60 °F, no higher than 85 °F
Growth: Can grow up to 2 feet wide and tall while indoors.
Level of Simplicity: Medium
Toxicity: Non-toxic; safe around cats and dogs
- Shipped as shown, in nursery growing container.
- All shipments come with ‘Care Cards’ with detailed information about your new plant!